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Colonies of E. coli bacteria grown on a Hektoen enteric (HE) agar plate are seen in a microscopic image courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). CDC/Handout via REUTERS

U.S. Sees First Case Of Bacteria Resistant To All Antibiotics

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads.

May 27, 2016

Report Finds Contamination In Most Chicken Sold In U.S.

New York (AFP) – Almost all of the raw chicken sold in the U.S. contains potentially harmful bacteria such as salmonella and E.coli, according to an analysis by Consumer Reports published Thursday. The magazine tested 316 raw chicken breasts in 26 states and “found potentially harmful bacteria lurking in almost all of the chicken, including […]

January 8, 2014